Karnataka unveils EV policy: First state to formulate an electric vehicle policy

Sep 13, 2017 08:36 PM IST | Source: CNBC-TV18

While a clear central policy is yet to emerge on promotion of electric vehicles, Karnataka has shown the way – the state government has taken the first step and has passed the ‘Electric Vehicle and Energy Storage Policy 2017’. The policy aims to attract close to Rs 31,000 crore of investment into the state in the electric mobility sector. CNBC-TV18’s Rukmini Rao gave us the details.

While a clear central policy is yet to emerge on promotion of electric vehicles, Karnataka has shown the way – the state government has taken the first step and has passed the ‘Electric Vehicle and Energy Storage Policy 2017’. The policy aims to attract close to Rs 31,000 crore of investment into the state in the electric mobility sector. CNBC-TV18’s Rukmini Rao gave us the details.

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